The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Friday, July 10, 2009

July 10, 2009

Top News of the Day

Chinese Economist Missing, Apparently Detained
AP (via YahooNews) (via Yahoo! News), July 09, 2009

China's Xinjiang Braces for Muslim Day of Prayer
Reuters via (Asia Section) (via Yahoo! Asia News), July 10, 2009

Using Wrong Photo, Kadeer Pleads Case
China Daily, July 10, 2009

Han-Uygur Economic Gap Grows as Firms Shun Xinjiang Labour
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2009

Chinese Try to Heal Psychological Wounds of Unrest
AP (via YahooNews) (via Yahoo! Asia News), July 10, 2009

清真寺負責人:沒限教徒麥加朝聖 (Mosque Person In Charge: Followers Not Restricted From Mecca Pilgrimage)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2009


Migrant Workers
Migrant Workers Offered Free Health Exams in S. China City
Xinhua News Agency, July 10, 2009

艾滋感染者告保险公司歧视 一审驳回原告诉讼请求 (AIDS Patient Sues Insurance Company for Discrimination, Court Overrules Plaintiff's Suit)
Xinhua News Agency, July 10, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
泛蓝重庆成张起被判刑四年 (Chongqing Political Dissident Zhang Qi Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison)
Radio Free Asia, July 08, 2009

中国大力资助农村计划生育妇女脱贫致富 (China Gives Financial Assistance to Help One Child Policy Women in Rural Villages Escape Poverty)
Xinhua News Agency, July 10, 2009

State Security
China Says Rio Employees Bribed Steel Producers
Reuters UK (via Reuters UK), July 10, 2009

Hundreds Injured, 10,000 Homes Destroyed in China Quake: State Media
AFP( via YahooNews) (via Yahoo! Asia News), July 09, 2009

Bilateral Ties
Turkish Minister Urges Goods Boycott
AP (via South China Morning Post) (via South China Morning Post), July 10, 2009

China Opposes Turkey's Call for UN Talks on Xinjiang
Xinhua News Agency, July 09, 2009

土耳其总理声明:将向热比亚发放签证 (Turkey Prime Minister Declares: Visa to be Extended to Rebiya Kadeer)
Radio Free Asia, July 09, 2009

Internet Censorship
“饭否”网站被关“维吾尔在线”创办人据传被捕 ("Fanfou" Website Shut Down, "Uigher Online" Creator Allegedly Arrested)
Radio Free Asia, July 09, 2009